It's amazing what a few days without rain will do. Rutherford County Sheriff's Public Information Officer Lisa Marchisoni gives an update on the high water road closures as of Monday.
Due to some county roads still being impassable or closed, Rutherford County Schools will remain CLOSED on Monday (February 25th).
Murfreesboro City Schools will be OPEN Monday. ROAD CLOSURES are also listed here.
Do NOT travel roads that have water flowing ove them. BEWARE--there are reports of many area roads that are in this condition.
Several crews from Murfreesboro Electric are in North Carolina as opposed to South Carolina to help with utility lines and more. Amy Byers with Murfreesboro Electric explains what local electric crews are seeing on their rescue related visit to Lumberton, North Carolina...
Hurricane Florence continues to devastate the Carolinas, as swift water rescue teams from this area help stranded residents. Rutherford County Fire and Rescue Chief Larry Farley files a report.
Heavy rains caused flooding throughout Rutherford County. The Rutherford County Sheriff's Department has a list of roads to watch.
Heavy rain overnight Tuesday causes flooding in parts of Rutherford County. There were even two water rescues on flooded roadways locally.
Rutherford County Emergency Medical Service's SORT (Special Operations Response Team) team, which trains for high water rescues, has been busy responding to overnight flooding. Adam Rose with RCEMS SORT lists some of their overnight work, through 11:30am Tuesday.
November rains flood portions of north Rutherford County. NewsRadio WGNS' Bryan Barrett went to the Walter Hill Park.
The cleanup from Hurricane Harvey continues along coastal Texas and a local Salvation Army officer is in the middle of it. We talked to Major Joe Irvin in Houston, Texas.
The Salvation Army has deployed its national network of trained disaster staff and volunteers to the Gulf Coast to provide food, hydration, clean-up kits, hygiene supplies, and emotional and spiritual care to first responders and survivors. It's expected to be the largest relief effort in the organization's history.
Deep atmospheric moisture, associated with the remnants of "Harvey," is forecast to lift northeastward into Middle Tennessee from mid to late week.
The winds and rain from what was Hurricane Harvey continue to pummel southeastern Texas. Local agencies are deployed to assist victims.
Rutherford County continues to deal with flooding issues.
Several days of heavy rainfall has left behind flooding. There are several high water road closures in the county.
March came in like a lion. Severe thunderstorms pushed through early Wednesday morning, even prompting a tornado warning for northern parts of the county. In addition, flooding closed roads.
City Council met Thursday night to discuss annexing over 17 acres of land along Barfield Road to which a concerned resident spoke out against it.
Due to the historic flooding in South Carolina, Rutherford County Fire-Rescue was requested by the State of Tennessee to send personnel with specialized training for swiftwater rescues.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Chief Mark Foulks announced to MFRD staff Thursday afternoon that the crew of five MFRD Special Ops personnel expected to return Friday will now be deployed shortly to the South Carolina coast.
The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA), Tennessee's Fire Marshal's Office, several local rescue groups and another 11 other state and local agencies are providing swift water rescue personnel and equipment to South Carolina.
Members of Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Special Operations Team arrived in Knoxville, Tennessee at the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency's East Office around 12:00 noon Sunday to await instructions for deployment to South Carolina.
Severe thunderstorms rake Rutherford County. High winds, dime to quarter size hail and hours of nearly continuous lightning Tuesday night caused several problems.
After a rainy start to the week, expect more wet weather. After an inch or two of rain, at least that much more is expected through Saturday here in Rutherford County.
West College Street is closed at the CSX Underpass until further notice due to high water.
The National Weather Service says flooded streams should get better by Wednesday. The Rutherford County Highway Department reported to them there were several local roads impassable due to high water from the heavy rainfall.
Motorists are urged to use caution this afternoon and this evening following heavy rains this past weekend with more rain and a powerful storm system expected.
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